How Do Freelancers Get Paid? A Guide to Rates, Invoices and More

Are you building a career as a freelancer? Here’s how to determine your hourly rate, create invoices, choose payment options, and more.

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3 Keys to Staying Motivated When You Work Alone

Even if you love your job, you may find it’s not easy to stay motivated when working alone. Use these strategies to bring purpose and energy back into your work.

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How to Become a Successful Freelancer: 8 Tips

A few specific skills and qualities can set you up for success as a freelancer. Learn how to foster qualities like persistence, resilience, flexibility, and more.

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Getting Started as a Freelancer / Contractor

Contracting or freelancing can be an excellent option for income. Here’s how to get started.

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Increase Your Income with a Second Job as a Freelancer

Many of us need a part-time second job to fit in with our full-time job. These are the job titles most often associated with part-time employment, including working from home.

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Battle Unemployment Through Contracting or Freelancing

Mark Feffer describes how to battle unemployment by getting started the contracting/freelancing work.

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Freelancing: A Good Option When You Are Unemployed?

How to determine if freelancing is a good alternative when you are unemployed.

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Time for a Career Change to Freelancing?

Work is changing, long-term jobs are disappearing, and freelancing / contracting could be your next career.

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Landing Freelance Jobs: How to Market Yourself

5 elements of effective marketing for contractors/freelancers.

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Managing Your Finances When You Freelance or Contract

When you freelance, you are a business which means learning a new way to manage your finances.

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How to Find & Get Contract Jobs

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman describes how – and where – to find part-time or contracting jobs.

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How to Find High-Quality Gigs and Freelance Jobs

Finding high-quality freelancing jobs can be challenging, but you can succeed with these tips for finding good contract jobs.

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Evaluating Gigs and Freelancing as a Business

Moving into freelancing and contracting can be easy to do, but treating this work as your business is the smartest way to be successful.

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Is Freelance Consultant Your Next Career?

A career as a freelance consultant might be perfect for you. These are the 4 most common ways to become a freelance consultant.

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The Top 10 Career Fields for Freelance Jobs and Gigs

Know the top 10 fields for freelancing so you can decide which, if any, is a good option for you and your future.

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Guide to Independent Contractor Jobs: Gigs and Freelance Jobs

Many opportunities are available in the rapidly growing field of contracting, also known as freelancing or, for some, consulting.

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Find Jobs by Targeting Employers

A key player in your job search is the employer. Pick the best ones for you. Resources for finding those employers are on this page.

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How to Work Successfully with a Temporary Staffing Firm

To work successfully with a temporary staffing firm understand how they operate, who is your employer, and who will pay you.

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Reaping the Benefits of Temporary Work

Taking a temporary job can have many benefits—they can improve your resume, take you in a new career direction, lead to a permanent job, and more.

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Turn Temporary Work Challenges into Positives

Expert in Temporary Employment Cathy Reilly offers 5 tips to changing the potential challenges of temporary work into positives for you.

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